Superstar Toby Keith will make his broadcast performance debut of “Red Solo Cup” at the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las VegasMonday, Dec. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Already a radio and video sensation, Keith’s “Red Solo Cup” appears on his latest album, “Clancy’s Tavern.” The song also will be featured on the next all-new episode of GLEE airing Tuesday, Dec. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
The second annual AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS, hosted by Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, is the only country music awards show that gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists not only in traditional categories but also in previously unrecognized areas of the business such as touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music and bestowing honors that no other awards show has. Adkins and Chenoweth, along with country music’s Alabama, Scotty McCreery, Blake Shelton, Pistol Annies, Thompson Square, Eli Young Band and The Band Perry are set to perform. The special will also include appearances by Lauren Alaina, Miranda Lambert, Josh Turner, Jordin Sparks, The Big Show, The JaneDear Girls, Bill Engvall, Larry Mahan, Rodney Carrington and the men of “Pawn Stars” (Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison and Austin Russell).
Fans can still vote once each day for their favorite nominees in the Artist of the Year category, at www.theacas.com until December 2, 2011.
AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS is executive-produced by Bob Bain (TEEN CHOICE 2011, “Kids’ Choice Awards”). Fletcher Foster, Paul Flattery and Tisha Fein serve as producers; and Greg Sills is supervising producer. Michael Dempsey will direct the special.